verb (used without object), con·fid·ed, con·fid·ing.
verb (used with object), con·fid·ed, con·fid·ing.
Origin of confide
Related formscon·fid·er, nounpre·con·fide, verb, pre·con·fid·ed, pre·con·fid·ing.un·con·fid·ed, adjectivewell-con·fid·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for confides
“You know, I never had a monstrous ego,” Mailer confides to a friend in l987.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When they complain that there is no future for them here,” she confides after a long pause, “I worry they are right.
“I dated someone for almost three years and we broke up two or three years ago,” Norton confides.
“No one wants to risk their tenure or promotion by speaking out of turn,” confides a senior professor.
He confides, with something like pride, that the feds are planning to indict him, along with Jerry, on a tax charge.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later in that same year he confides to Knox that his finances were not equal to undertaking the projected building in Alexandria.Seaport in Virginia|Gay Montague Moore
Later Ellabelle confides to me that she mistrusts old Angus is contemplating some bit of his national deviltry.Somewhere in Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson
All constraint disappeared between us, and, had he so desired, I might have confided in him as one confides only in old friends.Original Short Stories, Volume 13 (of 13)|Guy de Maupassant
Someone loses courage and asks for advice—or confides to his wife, and she takes fright and goes for counsel to somebody else.The Dictator|Justin McCarthy
In them confides the hardened sinner bursting with evil deeds and the accumulation of petty naughtiness.Doctor Claudius, A True Story|F. Marion Crawford